Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deal

9 senses of deal

Sense 1
deal, trade, business deal -- (a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal")
       => transaction, dealing, dealings -- (the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me")

Sense 2
bargain, deal -- (an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals")
       => agreement, understanding -- (the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers")

Sense 3
batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad -- ((often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money")
       => large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude)

Sense 4
deal -- (a plank of softwood (fir or pine board))
       => board, plank -- (a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes)

Sense 5
softwood, deal -- (wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir))
       => wood -- (the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees)

Sense 6
hand, deal -- (the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 7
deal -- (the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car")
       => result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination -- (something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio")

Sense 8
deal -- (the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise")
       => distribution -- (the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning)

Sense 9
deal -- (the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions")
       => allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation -- (the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb deal

13 senses of deal

Sense 1
cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address -- (act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China")
       => broach, initiate -- (bring up a topic for discussion)

Sense 2
consider, take, deal, look at -- (take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case")
       => think about -- (have on one's mind, think about actively; "I'm thinking about my friends abroad"; "She always thinks about her children first")

Sense 3
deal -- (take action with respect to (someone or something); "How are we going to deal with this problem?"; "The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 4
cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 5
distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out -- (administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 6
deal, sell, trade -- (do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes")
       => transact -- (conduct business; "transact with foreign governments")
          Phrasal Verb-> deal out#1; trade#1

Sense 7
manage, deal, care, handle -- (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old")
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 8
deal -- (behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees")
       => behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry -- (behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times")

Sense 9
deal -- (distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?")
       => distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out -- (administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks")

Sense 10
conduct, carry on, deal -- (direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this")
       => manage, deal, care, handle -- (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old")

Sense 11
share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal -- (give out as one's portion or share)
       => distribute, give out, hand out, pass out -- (give to several people; "The teacher handed out the exams")

Sense 12
deal -- (give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades")
       => pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers")

Sense 13
deal -- (sell; "deal hashish")
       => deal, sell, trade -- (do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes")

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